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  • Cycle to Work Schemes - Essential Information

    Cycle to Work Schemes - Essential Information

    Essential info on Cycle to Work schemes, which allow employees to take advantage of around a 50% saving on the cost of bikes and accessories, through a tax-free salary sacrifice scheme.

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  • First 'Portrait Bench' on Afan Valley Cycle Route

    First 'Portrait Bench' on Afan Valley Cycle Route

    Afan Valley first to immortalise local heroes in a 'Portrait Bench' - a new UK-wide art project - Local boy turned Hollywood legend Richard Burton is to be immortalised on the trail, along with fellow Afan progeny, comedian Rob Brydon and Afan Valley stalwart Dick Wagstaff. All will be celebrated in steel...

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  • Bitesize Bikeability Part 2: Left Turns

    Bitesize Bikeability Part 2: Left Turns

    The second part of our chunked-down Cycle Training Tips - this time teaching you how to turn left without a hint of two-wheeled gauchery. Turning left either into main roads or side roads is a relatively simple maneuver, but one which results in a surprising number of problems for cyclists. This article looks at how to take control of the road when turning left to avoid any conflict with other riders, vehicles or pedestrians.

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  • Work Begins on Bath Two Tunnels Project

    Work Begins on Bath Two Tunnels Project

    Four years since its inception, the Bath Two Tunnels scheme - which will open up the Combe Down and Devonshire Tunnels as part of a walking and cycling route from Midford into Bath - is finally underway. Contractors have begun work to excavate and reopen the Devonshire Tunnel's northern portal and create links on both sides. The scheme has been championed by the community-led 'Two Tunnels Group', sustainable transport charity Sustrans, and Bath & North East Somerset Council.

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  • 'By Bike' Option Added to (US) Google Maps

    'By Bike' Option Added to (US) Google Maps

    Long awaited cycling directions tool added to US version Google's industry standard online mapping platform. Will it come to the UK soon?

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  • Book Review: The London Cycling Guide

    Book Review: The London Cycling Guide

    The London Cycling Guide, compiled by London Cycling Campaign's Tom Bogdanowicz is a true plug-and-play guide for any Londoner (or indeed visitor to London) to pick-up, pop in the saddlebag, and enjoy a selection of 30 surprisingly leafy, traffic-light options.

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  • Routes: Cardiff 'People's Bridge' Takes Shape

    Routes: Cardiff 'People's Bridge' Takes Shape

    Cardiff's riverscape will be dramatically changed this week as the Pont y Werin - a new walking and cycling bridge over the River Ely - is completed with the entire four sections of the bridge being lifted into position from 24th to 31st March.

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  • Bitesize Bikeability Part 3 - Communication

    Bitesize Bikeability Part 3 - Communication

    Why should cyclists communicate? We're not driving a car and we're not going to hurt anyone so why bother signaling? You're better off keeping your hands on the bars surely? British Cycling's Cycle Training expert tells you why, and how...

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